Mike Dorosh

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Microsoft working on a new Email/IM app for the iPhone, ‘Flow by Outlook’

Microsoft appears to be working on a new instant messaging app for the iPhone, acting as a kind of cross between email and instant messaging, known as Flow by Outlook. The download page, which describes the project as ‘Microsoft Confidential,’ was first spotted by @h0x0d (via <i>ZDNet</i>).<p>Use Flow with …

The Secret Ingredient That Will Make Your Polenta Taste Amazing

“Polenta—I May Be Doing it Wrong.” This was the subject line of an email Brow Beat received a couple of months ago, from a reader who wanted to know …

The Hardball Times

Surveying the Field: When Baseball Lets You Down<p>8/23 – Jen Mac Ramos and Mary Craig<p>After several players’ offensive tweets surfaced, fans from …

Sports Technology

How To Pick A Good Watermelon

<i>Here are six tips for How to Pick a Good Watermelon that’s ripe and sweet, gathered from lots of conversations with produce people, farmers, and</i> …

Forget Green Salad and Coleslaw—The Best Winter Salad Is Red

Food snobs are torn between two competing and equally powerful interests in winter: the desire to eat local produce, and the desire to eat salad. …

How to Make Eggs for Dinner with Substance and Style

Eating eggs for dinner is a time-honored ritual for the cash-strapped, the harried, the exhausted, and the lazy. The trouble is that minimalist …

You Will Never Guess the Surprise Ingredient in These Cinnamon Rolls

There are few more axiomatic statements than this: Cinnamon rolls are delicious. Consider the success of Cinnabon, the processed-pastry mega-chain …

Zucchini Done Right: Roasted, Then Pulverized Beyond Recognition

How do you solve a problem like zucchini? Among vegetables, it’s incomparable in its bland wateriness. And yet for most of the summer, zucchini …

A Tofu Recipe That Will Shatter Anti-Tofu Prejudice, Once and for All

Is hating on tofu passé yet? Surely by now every American with a halfway adventurous palate has tasted at least one preparation of tofu that’s both …

There Is a Middle Way for Making Scrambled Eggs

You will find more conflicting information about scrambled eggs than about any other culinary entity. Among the tips you may receive:<p>L.V. Anderson is …

Gazpacho Is a Soup, Not a Tomato Smoothie

Gazpacho, the granddaddy of all uncooked soups, has several things in common with a smoothie. It’s a cold, thick liquid containing ripe, juicy …

Do Not Be Gentle When Cooking Green Beans

Green beans, one of summer’s finest crops, appear to be a fine example of the maxim that gently cooked vegetables are better than severely cooked …

Why Broccoli Is Uniquely Well-Suited to Deep-Frying

Despite its unfortunate reputation, I have always been fond of broccoli. But I did not fully understand broccoli’s potential until I was served an …

5 Cooking Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them

Cleaning your cast iron with soap and water? Squeezing every last bit of ground beef into that pan? Even if you know your way around the kitchen, …